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Agreed, go with a SSD. You will appreciate the overall performance gain much more than the FPS you don't really need right now. You have a good system anyway, so rather make it even faster and later on go get another one of those nice cards.
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Get the SSD. Boot time is dramatically quicker. You don't need another card as of yet. Although that could be your next upgrade to rock BF3? I have the 5870 and won't be getting a second one till I desperately need it!
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Get the SSD. Boot time is dramatically quicker. You don't need another card as of yet. Although that could be your next upgrade to rock BF3? I have the 5870 and won't be getting a second one till I desperately need it!
Yeah I am doing the same. I'm happy with my graphic performance and quality, and I am also saving up for a SSD now rather than another GFX card.
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Hmmm, just a quick question, how big of a SSD will be fine though? I intend to only run my OS and all my programs off it.
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Hmmm, just a quick question, how big of a SSD will be fine though? I intend to only run my OS and all my programs off it.
Well how much space are you using now?And I just put my OS and drivers on my SSD's.And I still see a difference in games loading time and maps,Even though all my games and Steam are on a regular HDD drive.
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Well how much space are you using now?And I just put my OS and drivers on my SSD's.And I still see a difference in games loading time and maps,Even though all my games and Steam are on a regular HDD drive.
Hmm interesting. Okay well I am using about 50GB+- on my main drive (which is a WD 1TB Black partitioned to 250GB and what's left over). So I will probably be seeing a huge increase in windows performance and loading times then. I am thinking of getting a ADATA 64GB SSD which costs R1200 in South Africa (+- $160) or a OCZ Vertex 2 64GB for round about R1600 (+- $210).
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I am thinking of getting a ADATA 64GB SSD which costs R1200 in South Africa (+- $160)
That's what I have,The MicroCenter 64gb. SSD's are just rebranded Adata S599 SSD's
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Ah i see. Awesome, thanks for the advice man. Much appreciated.

ANYWAY BACK TO THE THREAD: Go for SSD. Lol =D
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